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Category Archives: Workers’ Comp Tip of the Day

If I am on Workers’ Compensation, does that affect my SSD? By Attorney Allyson Snow

If I am on Workers’ Compensation, does that affect my SSD claim? by Attorney Allyson Snow Maybe. It is possible to receive Workers’ Compensation and disability benefits at the same time. Based on past earnings, you have a maximum benefit amount. This is the amount you are entitled to receive between the two benefits.  The …

Temporary Compensation by Attorney Diana Robles

Temporary Compensation by Attorney Diana Robles Snow, Carpio When you are injured on the job in Arizona, you may be entitled to receive temporary compensation benefits if your doctor indicates you can not work, or can work only in a limited capacity with certain restrictions.  The carrier will review each case to determine if temporary …

DEATH OF INJURED WORKER WHILE CLAIM IS STILL OPEN

DEATH OF INJURED WORKER WHILE CLAIM IS STILL OPEN by Attorney Chad Snow, Partner Snow, Carpio & Weekley We’ve had several cases lately where our clients have passed away for a variety of reason, some related to their injuries and others unrelated.  The question then becomes – what happens to that claim?  Will the family …

POSITIVE DRUG TEST IN ARIZONA WORKERS COMP CLAIM

POSITIVE DRUG TEST IN ARIZONA WORKERS COMP CLAIM by Chad Snow, Partner When I first started practicing 15 years ago, insurance carriers made all injured workers submit to a drug test immediately after the work accident.  A positive result usually resulted in the claim being denied.   In 2005, a claim went up to the …

Can I still get benefits if I am an undocumented worker in Phoenix, Arizona?

Can I still get benefits if I am an undocumented worker? by Attorney Diana Robles Absolutely!  Immigration status of a worker is not a factor for Workers’ Compensation benefits in Arizona.  In fact, Arizona laws expressly cover undocumented workers in its workers compensation statutes.  The Arizona Workers Compensation Act defines covered employees as “every person …

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